In Antarctica, a town that thrives despite the shivers

Antarctica is home to a few hardy souls who endure -40 degree Celsius winters. In Las Estrellas town, the snow and glacial wind doesn’t keep its 64 inhabitants from having a bank, a school and occasional visitors. Duration: 02:09 Mar 29, 2014

Putin praises Russian armed forces over Crimea takeover

President Vladimir Putin on Friday congratulated the Russian armed forces for their role in the takeover by Moscow of Crimea from Ukraine, saying they had shown the new capacities of the Russian army. Duration: 00:45 Mar 29, 2014

Angelina Jolie calls for an end to sexual violence

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Friday paid respect to victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre after urging the international community to stop the use of sexual violence as a war weapon. Duration: 00:39 Mar 29, 2014

Istanbul residents prepare for key mayoral vote Sunday

Istanbul residents head to the polls Sunday in Turkey's municipal elections. The city of Istanbul is considered reflective of the country's feeling about Turkey's ruling AKP party, and has been the scene of a fierce election campaign. Duration: 01:16 Mar 29, 2014

Judge adjourns Pistorius trial to April 7

The judge overseeing Oscar Pistorius's murder trial on Friday adjourned the case for more than a week -- just before the star Paralympian was expected to take the stand for the first time -- because a senior court official was sick. Duration: 00:59 Mar 28, 2014